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What’s the Best Age for Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

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Wisdom tooth extraction has become a rite of passage for teens and young adults. The third molars are known for causing a host of ...

Oral Surgery & Blood Thinners: What You Need to Know

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Are you taking a blood thinner? If you need oral surgery, this can be an issue. These medications interfere with the clotting pro...

Warning Signs of Wisdom Teeth Problems

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Wisdom teeth problems are common. Few adults have a complete set of third molars that are fully erupted in the proper positions....

Dental Implant Surgery, Ask These Important Questions

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Getting ready for your upcoming dental implant surgery consultation? At Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of Utah, we want you to b...

Implant-Supported Dentures vs. Fixed Denture Implants

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Implant-supported dentures and fixed denture implants are both massive improvements over conventional removable dentures. Yet many...

The Danger of Keeping a Dead Tooth

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A dead tooth is one that no longer has living nerves and tissue inside. Oral surgeons say nearly all non-vital teeth require prof...

An Oral Surgeon’s Guide to Dental Restoration

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Oral surgeons and other dental professionals use dental restoration as an umbrella term to describe the various ways they repair ...

Is TMJ Disorder Causing Your Chronic Headaches?

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Is temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder the true cause of the headache pain you blamed on tension? The idea that muscle, bo...

Dental Implants vs. Dental Bridges — A Quick Comparison

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When it comes to tooth replacement, dental implants and dental bridges are two of the most popular options. Both can work to fill ...

Is Oral Surgery Sedation Safe?

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Oral surgery sedation can relieve your anxieties and help you have an easy, pain-free experience. But if you’re like many patien...